Florence Food Tour

Florence, Italy Food Walking Tour

Florence isn't just the capital city of Tuscany or the birthplace of the Renaissance, it is a world class culinary destination. Join us a we dive deep in to the food culture of Florence and taste some of the iconic dishes of this one-of-a-kind city. From mouthwatering truffle sandwiches to artisan breads, traditional cheeses, salami, wine, and a variety of seasonal specialties, our Florence food tours are designed to paint a full picture of Florence's vibrant culinary landscape. Your tour starts in one of Florence's charming bars where we'll kick start our day with an authentic Italian Coffee tasting experience.

From there, we'll stop at Mercato Centrale (also known as San Lorenzo Market), Florence's oldest market, where your guide will help you select and taste a variety of local dishes. We'll also visit an authentic wine shop where we'll taste a Tuscan wine with a local sommeliers. Our Florence food tour will conclude with some authentic Florentine gelato!

No visit to Florence is complete without tasting the iconic flavors of this Tuscan capital. Our local food tour is the perfect way to get absorbed in the culinary history and culture of this spectacular city.

Tour Highlights

  • Live Guide
  • Visit to San Lorenzo Market (Florence's oldest market)
  • Italian Coffee Tasting
  • Truffle Sandwich
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cheese Tasting
  • Artisan Gelato (Ice Cream)
  • Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Tasting
  • Cured Tuscany Meat Tasting
  • White Flatbread ("Schiacciata")
  • Vin Santo with Cantuccini
  • Italian Pastry Tasting
    • Live Guide
    • Tastings
  • Adults €70.00
    Children (4-11) €65.00
    Infants (0-3) €0.00
  • The tour meets at Via dei Cimatori 9R, 50122 Florence.

  • English
    • Please let us know any dietary restrictions in the 'Comments' section at check out. While we will try our best to satisfy any special dietary needs, we do not guarantee we will be able to do so, and ask that you let us know about those at least 24 hours prior to the tour. Failure to do this might result in not being able to accommodate your needs but will not warrant a refund.
    • It is recommended to wear flat and comfortable shoes.
    • Our tours run rain or shine, and we encourage all guests to consult the weather forecast and plan your dress accordingly. In the summer months, please prepare for the heat by bringing/wearing adequate sun protection, and staying hydrated. Even if you are accustomed to high temperatures, air-conditioning is not always available in Italy.

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    The tour meets at Via dei Cimatori 9R, 50122 Florence.

  • Expand/Collapse How many tastings are included?

    You'll experience true highlights of the Florentine culinary scene including the following tastings...

    • Italian Coffee Tasting
    • Truffle Sandwich
    • Wine Tasting
    • Cheese Tasting
    • Artisan Gelato (Ice Cream)
    • Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Tasting
    • Cured Tuscany Meat Tasting
    • White Flatbread ("Schiacciata")
    • Vin Santo with Cantuccini
    • Italian Pastry Tasting
  • Expand/Collapse What is the difference between the Florence Food Tour and the Florence Evening Food Tour?

    The difference between the Florence Food Tour and the Florence Evening Food Tour is simply the time of day the tour takes place. The content and tastings are the same on each tour.

  • Expand/Collapse Can you accommodate my special dietary needs?

    Please let us know any dietary restrictions in the 'Comments' section at check out. While we will try our best to satisfy any special dietary needs, we do not guarantee we will be able to do so, and ask that you let us know about those at least 24 hours prior to the tour. Failure to do this might result in not being able to accommodate your needs but will not warrant a refund.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We offer 100% refunds on all tours if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within 72 hours of the scheduled tour.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your weather policy? What if it rains?

    Our tours run rain or shine, and we encourage all guests to consult the weather forecast and plan your dress accordingly.

    In the summer months, please prepare for the heat by bringing/wearing adequate sun protection, and staying hydrated. Even if you are accustomed to high temperatures, air-conditioning is not always available in Italy.

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required?

    Yes, reservations are required for all tours.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?

    All scheduled tours are in English, but private tours can sometimes be scheduled in other languages, given we have a tour guide who speaks the language of your choice.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    Absolutely! This tour is a great way to introduce children to the delights of Italian cuisine. 

    Please note that there is a wine tasting included, and the legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.

  • Expand/Collapse What is the number to call if I am lost and trying to find the meeting point?

    If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +39 334 548 0264 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.

  • Expand/Collapse My group size is larger than the dropdown menu allows, how can I book?

    Please contact our Private Tours team to see what options we have.

  • Expand/Collapse What is the drinking age (for alcohol) in Italy?

    The legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, please note that anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.

    This food tour does include a wine tasting at a authentic local wine shop.

  • Expand/Collapse What time do I need to get there for my tour?

    This experience will start on time, so we ask that all guests arrive 10-15 minutes early.

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